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librechik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-10-08 09:42 AM
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19. because the fix is in?
all hail Great Lord Obama!
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  -Why did Kerry stab Edwards in the back? kentuck  Jan-10-08 09:30 AM   #0 
  - It is a slap in the face isnt it? nt  southernleftylady   Jan-10-08 09:31 AM   #1 
  - No it isn't. This is a two person race, and he obviously favors Obama.  Clarkansas   Jan-10-08 09:41 AM   #18 
     - Especially since there were stories  Dorian Gray   Jan-10-08 10:11 AM   #45 
     - and the ONLY reason kerry got my vote was because of Edwards  bpeale   Jan-10-08 10:34 AM   #61 
        - That's probably why he chose Edwards as his running mate...  Dorian Gray   Jan-10-08 12:18 PM   #96 
     - how exactly have you decided this is a "two person race?"  JanMichael   Jan-10-08 10:38 AM   #62 
  - Because it's all about the "fuck you" to Edwards.  Fierce   Jan-10-08 09:32 AM   #2 
  - democrats often endorse. why is it a stab if he wants obama and edwards  seabeyond   Jan-10-08 09:33 AM   #3 
  - Maybe?  kentuck   Jan-10-08 09:37 AM   #10 
  - maye it had to do with obama and clinton new hampshire and nothing to do with edwards  seabeyond   Jan-10-08 09:41 AM   #17 
  - btw... he didnt do it before iowa swinging his weight from get go....  seabeyond   Jan-10-08 09:47 AM   #23 
  - You've hit the nail on the head. Why not endorse in NH, near his home state?  chimpymustgo   Jan-10-08 10:16 AM   #51 
  - i am almost glad kerry didnt make it if he would have run the nation in such a  sam sarrha   Jan-10-08 09:39 AM   #14 
  - Pisses me right off. n/t  Libby2   Jan-10-08 09:34 AM   #4 
  - Did Gore stab Lieberman in the back when he endorsed Dean in 2004?  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-10-08 09:35 AM   #5 
  - Yes  LibraLiz1973   Jan-10-08 09:36 AM   #8 
  - chosing a running mate isnt a lifetime marriage commitment. gosh... people need perspective  seabeyond   Jan-10-08 09:38 AM   #13 
     - But we really LIKE telling people what to do with their marriages today so - it fits right in. n/t  Hoof Hearted   Jan-10-08 10:18 AM   #53 
  - How did that work out for Dean ?  Catchawave   Jan-10-08 10:06 AM   #39 
  - I'm not bashing kerry but he slapped me in the face back in nov. of '04  madokie   Jan-10-08 09:36 AM   #6 
  - And Edwards respected your vote how? How did he fight for it? Did he at least  robbedvoter   Jan-10-08 11:56 AM   #86 
  - hardly a stab in the back-  Bluerthanblue   Jan-10-08 09:36 AM   #7 
  - More like a 9 iron up the butt.  karlrschneider   Jan-10-08 10:13 AM   #49 
     - We can always count on Karl for the poetic imagery.  jgraz   Jan-10-08 12:18 PM   #97 
  - Yikes. I don't see it that way, at all. They were running mates, not BFF's.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Jan-10-08 09:37 AM   #9 
  - maybe this go like the gore endorsement of dean.  lionesspriyanka   Jan-10-08 09:38 AM   #11 
  - Hey, when John is done with you he's done.  peace13   Jan-10-08 09:38 AM   #12 
  - True. nt  Blue State Native   Jan-10-08 09:44 AM   #22 
  - Not the first slap. JK said he was shocked when EDWARDS told him  UTUSN   Jan-10-08 09:41 AM   #15 
  - Heck...  liberalnurse   Jan-10-08 09:41 AM   #16 
  - because the fix is in?  librechik   Jan-10-08 09:42 AM   #19 
  - I thought that the establishment wanted Hillary  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-10-08 09:44 AM   #21 
  - me too! huh...  librechik   Jan-10-08 11:36 AM   #77 
  - Does seem like the Fix is in with the media etc too...theres only one group who can stop it  kelligesq   Jan-10-08 12:59 PM   #106 
  - Obviously, Kerry  disndat   Jan-10-08 09:43 AM   #20 
  - Strong in SC? That's just a ridiculous claim. J E's polling there is  cali   Jan-10-08 09:48 AM   # 
  - Then why would he pick SC to do this with Edwards polling so low?  KoKo01   Jan-10-08 10:01 AM   #35 
     - Because Clinton is competitive there and  cali   Jan-10-08 10:09 AM   #43 
        - With me not from the US and all, but i've heard that  Bodhi BloodWave   Jan-10-08 10:28 AM   #56 
           - I don't know if that's true or not.  cali   Jan-10-08 10:32 AM   #58 
  - Nah...  kentuck   Jan-10-08 09:52 AM   #28 
  - Not many people were *too* excited about Kerry when he ran  johnnie   Jan-10-08 09:47 AM   #24 
  - Kerry stabbed us all in the back  gort   Jan-10-08 09:48 AM   #25 
  - Did Edwards challenge the theft? Championed the cause? Spoke up?  robbedvoter   Jan-10-08 11:52 AM   #83 
  - Because he's an asshole, apparently.  karlrschneider   Jan-10-08 09:49 AM   #26 
  - how so?  dionysus   Jan-10-08 10:00 AM   #33 
     - He must not think he owes the country anything either...since Obama cannot be elected  karlrschneider   Jan-10-08 10:11 AM   #46 
        - oh, so you elevate your implication to  dionysus   Jan-10-08 11:11 AM   #72 
           - I'm sorry facts don't meet with your approval. You vomit at me for stating them?  karlrschneider   Jan-10-08 11:40 AM   #79 
              - your opinion, not fact.  dionysus   Jan-10-08 11:45 AM   #81 
                 - Are you a Brit?  karlrschneider   Jan-10-08 12:52 PM   #102 
                    - no, but in the first line of your link  dionysus   Jan-10-08 12:58 PM   #105 
  - I don't think he did- He just chose someone else to support.  Marrah_G   Jan-10-08 09:50 AM   #27 
  - I can't even think of a logical reason for him to do this in SC.  KoKo01   Jan-10-08 09:52 AM   #29 
  - You're right KoKo01  kentuck   Jan-10-08 09:54 AM   #30 
  - Sure it's logical. Edwards has no chance in SC  cali   Jan-10-08 09:59 AM   #31 
  - It's not logical..  kentuck   Jan-10-08 10:05 AM   #38 
  - I think it's helpful among white voters  cali   Jan-10-08 10:08 AM   #41 
  - BS. This will help Edwards in SC. Kerry's an idiot.  mnhtnbb   Jan-10-08 10:10 AM   #44 
     - Nope. Kerry endorsing Obama in SC won't help Edwards  cali   Jan-10-08 10:33 AM   #59 
        - We'll wait and see. I live in NC and my guess is there's going to  mnhtnbb   Jan-10-08 11:31 AM   #76 
  - You're right. Doing this in SC is sending a strong message  midlife_mo_Jo   Jan-10-08 10:07 AM   #40 
  - so let me get this straight...  dionysus   Jan-10-08 09:59 AM   #32 
  - yeah, I don't understand  JerseygirlCT   Jan-10-08 10:11 AM   #47 
     - beats the hell out of me!  dionysus   Jan-10-08 11:10 AM   #71 
  - They ain't friends.  WilliamPitt   Jan-10-08 10:01 AM   #34 
  - But Bill Clinton campaigned for Kerry in 2004 also?  kentuck   Jan-10-08 10:03 AM   #36 
  - and hillary took a couple of hardass jabs at kerry at very bad times  seabeyond   Jan-10-08 10:05 AM   #37 
     - Sorry, I don't recall those jabs??  kentuck   Jan-10-08 10:13 AM   #48 
        - for one she jumped on his ass after the botched joke,  dionysus   Jan-10-08 11:12 AM   #73 
  - Makes Kerry sound like a Republican--blame your loss on a VP candidate  mnhtnbb   Jan-10-08 10:20 AM   #54 
     - kerry never went after edwards. was the other way around. how we ignore  seabeyond   Jan-10-08 10:40 AM   #64 
        - Did you read the article above? Kerry and staff couldn't be quoted  mnhtnbb   Jan-10-08 11:29 AM   #74 
  - Maybe it's as simple as him thinking Obama is the best person  JerseygirlCT   Jan-10-08 10:09 AM   #42 
  - Stop that!  regularguy   Jan-10-08 01:22 PM   #111 
     - Feels like these days, doesn't it?  JerseygirlCT   Jan-10-08 01:26 PM   #112 
  - I think you're making more of this than it is.  BullGooseLoony   Jan-10-08 10:15 AM   #50 
  - I think he wanted to stop Hillary  Raine   Jan-10-08 10:16 AM   #52 
  - But, Hillary is not popular in SC at all. Obama has it sewn up...  KoKo01   Jan-10-08 10:27 AM   #55 
  - I like Kerry, but he's wrong.  Tatiana   Jan-10-08 10:29 AM   #57 
  - me either & the Clarkie's are rude & nasty if you disagree with them  bpeale   Jan-10-08 10:41 AM   #65 
  - Maybe Kerry doesn't want a President Edwards investigating....  Kansas Wyatt   Jan-10-08 10:34 AM   #60 
  - especially since kerry has had three different investigations going since 2004  seabeyond   Jan-10-08 10:45 AM   #69 
     - Immediately folding at the most important time, which was...  Kansas Wyatt   Jan-10-08 03:09 PM   #114 
  - Endorsing one does not mean dissing the others.  rucky   Jan-10-08 10:40 AM   #63 
  - Kerry a brass ring? he's a dem loser from the past. not such a good endorsement IMO  bpeale   Jan-10-08 10:42 AM   #66 
     - same could be said of Edwards. n/t  rucky   Jan-10-08 10:43 AM   #68 
        - edwards wasn't the presidential candidate, kerry was!  bpeale   Jan-10-08 10:57 AM   #70 
  - I never knew that advertising one's approval...  LanternWaste   Jan-10-08 10:42 AM   #67 
  - Skull&Bones?  Algorem   Jan-10-08 11:29 AM   #75 
  - My first thought also. We have become so very suspicious of our  Blaze Diem   Jan-10-08 11:45 AM   #80 
  - The one thing that stands out to me about Kerry and Edwards  balantz   Jan-10-08 11:36 AM   #78 
  - And what stopped Edwards all these years? Would have been a perfect campaign issue too  robbedvoter   Jan-10-08 12:10 PM   #93 
  - If he wanted to kill his chances to get in and change the system  balantz   Jan-10-08 12:20 PM   #98 
     - Who would have had his back? Kerry? The fooled majority of hypnotized citizens?  balantz   Jan-10-08 12:22 PM   #99 
  - Ding Ding Ding!! We have a winner!  mnhtnbb   Jan-10-08 12:49 PM   #101 
  - He didn't wait because he wanted to reward Edwards' back stabbing - now that he''s still visible  robbedvoter   Jan-10-08 11:45 AM   #82 
  - So much for JK's thinking JE could be HIS "heart-beat away". But hey---  WinkyDink   Jan-10-08 11:56 AM   #84 
  - I am betting Obama as well, The Kennedys and the Clintons factions of the party  robbedvoter   Jan-10-08 12:15 PM   #95 
  - Ask again when Edwards endorses Obama.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-10-08 11:56 AM   #85 
  - Not to mention how many votes Obama has to gain with this- pure vanity  JCMach1   Jan-10-08 11:58 AM   #87 
  - Gives Obama the nifty addressbook Edwards was suckling from so far...not so bad  robbedvoter   Jan-10-08 12:02 PM   #89 
     - Money is not Obama's problem at the moment...  JCMach1   Jan-10-08 12:08 PM   #92 
        - Nope. It's Edwards'. Remember Trippi's rumors that Hillary was broke?  robbedvoter   Jan-10-08 12:13 PM   #94 
           - Exactly, Obama wants Edwards out...  JCMach1   Jan-10-08 12:47 PM   #100 
  - Because, like Kucinich, he thought Obama was the best candidate?  Occam Bandage   Jan-10-08 12:00 PM   #88 
  - That too. But payback to Edwards & the Clintons was the cherry on top.  robbedvoter   Jan-10-08 12:07 PM   #91 
  - maybe because he sees that Obama too could do a decent Lurch  Algorem   Jan-10-08 12:05 PM   #90 
  - Are ticket mates required to be best friends?  PeterU   Jan-10-08 12:52 PM   #103 
  - Cause there aint no state where Kerry is still admired.  kelligesq   Jan-10-08 12:55 PM   #104 
  - Lets compare running for president to swimming in a deep lake....  951-Riverside   Jan-10-08 01:04 PM   #107 
  - Edwards basically won the VP slot since Kerry won in 04.  Ms. November   Jan-10-08 01:06 PM   #108 
  - because edwards didn't want kerry to concede? because he wanted  orleans   Jan-10-08 01:15 PM   #109 
  - because Edwards is a joke  DiamondJay   Jan-10-08 01:18 PM   #110 
  - Well. no.  sfexpat2000   Jan-10-08 03:12 PM   #115 
  - I don't look at it that way, and I support John Edwards.  mzmolly   Jan-10-08 01:46 PM   #113 
  - my bet is that he called Kerry ahead, to give him the heads-up  poli speak   Jan-10-08 03:13 PM   #116 
  - Maybe he honestly thinks Obama would be the better man for the job?  LittleClarkie   Jan-10-08 03:14 PM   #117 
  - Kerry feels that Obama is best person for the job...  cynatnite   Jan-10-08 03:17 PM   #118 
  - Politics ain't beanbag.  kentuck   Jan-10-08 03:22 PM   #119 
  - Enough people on the inside knew Edwards wanted to fight the vote count in Ohio, and Kerry said No..  Blackhatjack   Jan-10-08 03:31 PM   #120 

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